Postdoc Position: Disease Mechanisms and Therapy Development for Neurodevelopmental Epilepsies

Postdoc Position: Disease Mechanisms and Therapy Development for Neurodevelopmental Epilepsies

VIB

Antwerp, Belgium

Job Description

In this project, you will make use of iPSC technology, cell culturing, molecular genetics, Multi-Electrode Array (MEA) electrophysiology, and advanced microscopy techniques. You will work in close collaboration with other team members working in the clinic and the wet lab. Within the team, you will be expected to work independently and drive your own research project. Your work will be embedded in a larger European collaborative project on therapy development for Kv7 related disorders.

Profile

We seek a young, critical, creative, and ambitious individual with a strong interest in neurobiology.

Essential

  • Ph.D. in neurobiology (molecular, cellular, developmental, systems) or related disciplines;
  • You have acquired relevant practical experience regarding the research lines of the group. Prior experience with iPSC technology is a major plus;
  • You are capable of independently planning, executing, and troubleshooting your daily work, and take an interest in driving your project, including identifying and proposing productive research directions;
  • A solid publication record with at least 2 first- (or last-) author research publication(s) in peer-reviewed international journals;
  • Efficient communication and writing skills, and excellent mastery of the English language;
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and international research team.

Desirable but not required

  • Prior experience with transcriptomics, proteomics, or bioinformatics;
  • Prior experience with electrophysiology.

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